#LLANews – Yetunde Oni, appointed CEO of Standard Chartered Bank, Sierra Leone

Yetunde Oni


Yetunde Bolanle Oni has been appointed the Chief Executive Officer, Standard Chartered Bank Sierra Leone. She is the first female CEO of the Bank in Sierra Leonne.

Prior to her recent appointment, she was the Pioneer Head, Commercial Clients, Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria Ltd in September 2014 and reappointed Head Commercial Banking in 2017.

Her career began with a stint with the Prime Merchant Bank Treasury & Money markets Group from where she joined Ecobank Nigeria for 10 years and contributed extensively to the development of the Bank’s franchise across a wide spectrum of sectors within the Commercial Banking and Institutional Banking Groups. With a career in the Banking and Financial Services Industry spanning 27 years, Yetunde joined Standard Chartered Bank Nigeria as a Senior Account Relationship Manager in the Local Corporates Segment in January 2005. 

She moved to the Apapa Branch where she double-hatted as the Wholesale Banking Branch Head whilst also successfully originating and developing the Bank’s Local Corporates Portfolio within the Apapa and Ogun State Region. She was subsequently appointed as the Head, Local Corporates in May 2010. 

Yetunde graduated from the University of Ibadan with a Bachelors degree (Honors) in Economics and has attained several professional and Leadership certifications internationally and locally. She holds an MBA from Bangor University and is an alumnus of Oxford University and INSEAD Business School, Singapore.

She is an invested member in several reputable industry affiliations within and outside the Bank such as being an Honorary Senior Member of the Chartered Institute of Bankers (CIB), Women in Management and Business (WIMBIZ), Chartered Institute of Loan and Risk Management (CILRM), Nigerian British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) and SCB Network of Women.


Congratulations to Yetunde Oni on her recent appointment. We are so pleased to see you accomplishing great things.

This article was culled from Vanguard Nigeria

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